Robert Collier


American Author of Self-Help and New Thought Metaphysical Books

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You must intensify and render continuous by repeatedly presenting with suggestive ideas and mental pictures of the feast of good things, and the flowing fountain, which awaits the successful achievement or attainment of the desires.

Your real self - the "I am I" - is master of this land, the ruler of this empire. You rightfully have power and dominion over it, all its inhabitants, and all contained in its realm.

You can have anything you want -- if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, have anything you desire, accomplish anything you set out to accomplish -- if you will hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.

You have to sow before you can reap. You have to give before you can get.

You can do anything you wish to do, have anything you wish to be.

You can do anything you think you can. This knowledge is literally the gift of the gods, for through it you can solve every human problem. It should make of you an incurable optimist. It is the open door.

You are today the result of your thoughts of yesterday, and the many yesterdays preceding it. You are forming today the mold for what you will be in the years to come.

Vision gives you the impulse to make the picture your own.

Visualize this thing you want. See it, feel it, believe in it. Make your mental blueprint and begin.

There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.

Vision -- It reaches beyond the thing that is, into the conception of what can be. Imagination gives you the picture. Vision gives you the impulse to make the picture your own.

The first principle of success is desire -- knowing what you want. Desire is the planting of your seed.

The mere fact that you have obstacles to overcome is in your favor...

Supply always comes on the heels of demand.

The first essentials, of course, is to know what you want.

Sooner or later comes a crisis in our affairs, and how we meet it determines our future happiness and success. Since the beginning of time, every form of life has been called upon to meet such crisis.

Success is the sum of small efforts - repeated day in and day out.

See things as you would have them be instead of as they are.

Something must be done when you find an opposing set of desires of this kind well to the fore in your category of strong desires. You must set in operation a process of competition, from which one must emerge a victor and the other set be defeated.

Playing safe is probably the most unsafe thing in the world. You cannot stand still. You must go forward.

See the things you want as already yours. Think of them as yours, as belonging to you, as already in your possession.

Plant the seed of desire in your mind and it forms a nucleus with power to attract to itself everything needed for its fulfillment.

Our subconscious minds have no sense of humor, play no jokes and cannot tell the difference between reality and an imagined thought or image. What we continually think about eventually will manifest in our lives.

Pictures help you to form the mental mold.

Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement - and we will make the goal.

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American Author of Self-Help and New Thought Metaphysical Books